It�s 1986. FBI agent Marie Mitchell is a young black woman in an old boys� club whose career has stalled. So given the opportunity, she joins a task force to undermine the revolutionary president of Burkina Faso. This is a face of the Cold War you�ve never seen, from a powerful new literary voice.
About the Author
Lauren Wilkinson earned an MFA in fiction and literary translation from Columbia University, and has taught writing at Columbia and the Fashion Institute of Technology. She was a 2013 Center for Fiction Emerging Writers Fellow, and has also received support from the MacDowell Colony and the Djerassi Resident Artists Program. Wilkinson grew up in New York and lives on the Lower East Side. This is her first novel.